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Hospitals Reaping Financial Benefits of Telehealth
Health Leaders Media

While telehealth launched more than 40 years ago to address care for geographically isolated patients, its growth has been slow but steady. However, in the past 10 years, the growth of high-speed communication networks and the push to lower healthcare costs have made telehealth an idea that’s time has finally come, and in many instances is now getting reimbursed. Telemedicine, or telehealth, is the practice of patient caregiving through virtual office visits and virtual rounding.